Sunday Bulletin
November 18, 2018
Morning Worship 10:30am

Pastor Steve Van Noort


Gathering to Worship

Prelude: “Let All Things Now Living” arr. C. Schultz

* Call to Worship

* God’s Greeting

* Time of Praise “Let All Things Now Living” PH 453: 1-2

“God Himself is With Us” PH 244: 1-3


Confessing our Sin

Prayer of Confession

Assurance of Grace

Song of Response: “Out of the Depths I Cry” PH 256: 1-3


Offering Our Gifts

Congregational Prayer

Offering for Faith Promise

Offertory: “We Gather Together” arr. W. Held

Prayer of Blessing for the Children


Hearing God’s Word

* Song of Preparation: “God Is Our Refuge and Our Strength” PH 46: 1,2,5

* Scripture: Genesis 21: 1-7 (p. 18)

Message: “A Wonder That Lasts”

Prayer

* Song of Response: “O Christ Our Hope Our Heart’s Desire” PH 485: 1-4


Parting with God’s Blessing

* Benediction

* Doxology: “Go My Children With My Blessing” LUYH 946: 1-2

* Postlude: “Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart” arr. D. Lowe


Organist: Marilyn Kooiman

Trumpets: Les Mulder, Pastor Steve

Evening Worship 6:00pm

Pastor Steve Van Noort


Gathering to Worship

Prelude

Welcome & Opening Prayer

* Songs of Praise and Adoration:

“All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name” PH 471: 1-3

“We Sing the Mighty Power of God” PH 430: 1-3


Offering Our Prayers and Gifts

Time of Prayer

Offering for Back to God Ministries

Offertory


Hearing God’s Word

* Song of Preparation: “Great is the Lord our God” PH 48: 1,3,5

Scripture: Psalm 15 (p. 534)

Message: A Life of Integrity

Prayer

Q & A Discussion Opportunity


Closing

* God’s Parting Blessing

* Doxology: “Salvation Belongs to Our God”

* Postlude


Pianist: Elaine Vos

Our Church Family

WE EXTEND OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY to Vern Ammerman in the

death of his dear wife, Gladys, this past Tuesday. We pray that Vern

and his family will experience God’s peace as they mourn her loss.


BIRTHDAY BLESSINGS to John Maas who turns 81 on Wednesday

and Corky Vander Wal who turns 95 next Sunday!

Announcements

THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE: Please join us at 7pm Wednesday for

our Thanksgiving Eve service. Last week you received a list from the

deacons of worthwhile Christian causes that Bethel supports and

that you are invited to contribute to using the envelope that was

placed in your church mailbox.


THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE: As we reflect on our many blessings

this Thanksgiving season, let us not forget those in our community

who need our help, particularly with putting food on the table. The

deacons invite you to bring bags of nonperishable food to the table

today or Wednesday, Nov. 21 for our Thanksgiving Eve service. Your

donations will go to the Project Hope food bank to help provide food to needy families. Thank you!


FROM THE COUNCIL: Thank you to everyone who attended and

participated in the congregational meeting last Tuesday. Please pray for and encourage the newly elected office bearers: elders, John Schouten, Tim Holleman and John Hiemstra (two-year term);

deacons, Ken Herwerden, Norene Van Andel and Ken Vander Veen.

Thank you also to Brent Van Dalen and Kevin Te Velde for agreeing to be nominated.  


VESPER SERVICE TODAY at CHCC, group two: Marv Apol, Peter and

Jo Mans, Jerry and Sue Meenderinck. Denise Storteboom, Tim and

Mary Pitcher, Jan Herwerden, Doug and Norene Van Andel.


NO SUNDAY SCHOOL next week.


SHINE: We will not meet this coming Wednesday. You and your

family are invited to attend our Thanksgiving Eve service.


HOLIDAY SERVICES SCHEDULE:

• November 21: Thanksgiving Eve Service at 7:00 PM

• November 25: No PM service

• December 9: Joint Evening Service at Third CRC

• December 23: Evening Candlelight Service at 6:00 PM

• December 25: Christmas Day Service at 10:00 AM

• December 30: PM service will celebrate Old Years with

Communion at 6:00. (No service on December 31.)


BETHEL GEMS and their counselors would like to thank all those who came to our open house this past Monday and also those who

supported the ViBella Jewelry fundraiser. It gives us such

encouragement to know we are so well supported and loved, both

through prayers and financially. 


NW HISPANIC MINISTRY: the latest newsletter from Joe Strong is on

the back table in the narthex for those who did not receive it

electronically.


NO COMMUNITY BULLETIN this week due to Bethel’s copier not

working properly.


OFFICE HOURS NEXT WEEK: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 8-12.

Deadline for bulletin announcements is 10 am Wednesday.


PLEASE REMEMBER members of our Bethel family that are unable to worship with us regularly and consider sending them a card or note. See the printed bulletin for names and addresses.

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